Tara: From Iran to TribecaNo CommentsRead more
Tara originally hails from Tehran, Iran but recently moved to New York City after a decade of calling California her home. Coming from a nation once referred to as an empire, Tara represents a blend of old world tradition and westernized modernity. She possesses a contemporary outlook on modesty, censorship, and feminism while also maintaining traditions rooted in her heritage. From The Middle East, to the West Coast, and now the East Coast, her Persian background continues to permeate her experiences while transitioning from one metropolis to another.
Saada: From Kenya to Bed StuyNo CommentsRead more
Saada is a young female entrepreneur originally hailing from Kenya. She is the founder of Everyday People, a collaboration that brings together young black people in New York City. What once began as a safe place for a group of friends, has now flourished into a symbol of unity and a rite of passage within the community. Saada’s work is a reminder to New Yorkers that beneath our diverse exteriors, we are all just everyday people.